Definition of Fosterling

1. Noun. A child who is raised by foster parents.




Definition of Fosterling

1. n. A foster child.

Definition of Fosterling

1. Noun. a foster child ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fosterling

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fosterling

1. A foster child. Origin: AS. Fostorling. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fosterling

foster family
foster father
foster home
foster home care
foster mother
foster parent
foster parents
fosterage
fosterages
fostercare
fostered
fosterer
fosterers
fostering
fosterings
fosterling (current term)
fosterlings
fosterment
fosters
fostress
fostresses
fostriecin
fotch
fotemustine
fother
fothered
fothergilla
fothering
fothers
fotive

Literary usage of Fosterling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals by Edward Payson Evans (1906)
"In this case the owners of the pig were fined eighteen francs for negligence, because the child was their fosterling. Le lundi i8 avril 1499. ..."

2. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1897)
"Dependent perpetuation areas may be called fosterling areas ; the supporting substance foster substance, area, organ, or organism. ..."

3. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1892)
"... his foster-father remained behind him in the west, because he knew that his fosterling would fall, and that he would never be king of Ulster. ..."

4. The Old-Irish Glosses at Würzburg and Carlsruhe by Philological society (Great Britain), Cambridge Philological Society, Whitley Stokes (1887)
"9. we are messengers of a high Person. 10. as she makes every sound (?) to instruct her fosterling in every deed .... of us instructing a fosterling. 11. ..."

5. The Living Substance as Such: And as Organism by Gwendolen Foulke Andrews (1897)
"Dependent perpetuation areas may be called fosterling areas ; the supporting substance foster substance, area, organ, or organism. ..."

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